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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 07, 2012

Volvo Rents has launched a section on the company’s website dedicated to used equipment sales. This section is intended to ...

Moving outside of his comfort zone helped Steve Beam bridge the gap in his business

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 01, 2012

An avid sportsman, Beam, 51, loves spending time outdoors – making construction an ideal profession. But when the recession hit ...

Safety Watch

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 01, 2012

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Equipment theft means easy money

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Aug 24, 2012

Skid steers, tractors and backhoes make up 68 percent of all reported construction equipment thefts, according to Corporal Daniel Pearson, ...

Ditch Witch intros RT80 Quad

Ditch Witch intros RT80 Quad

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Aug 15, 2012

Ditch Witch's new 83-hp RT80 Quad trencher features a three-speed, shift-on-the-fly ground drive that provides the power necessary to tackle tough ...

Product Report

Product Report

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 07, 2012

Ecomax engine revs up JCB lineups   By Marcia Gruver Doyle   JCB will add its new Ecomax engine (see Reporter story on page ...

JCB adds Ecomax to backhoe loaders

JCB adds Ecomax to backhoe loaders

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 06, 2012

JCB has added Stage IIIB/Tier 4 Interim Ecomax engines and variable flow hydraulic pumps across the 3CX and 4CX backhoe ...

Reporter

Reporter

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 03, 2012

By Equipment World Staff     JCB: Quick software fix solves ULSD dilemma   JCB says its Tier 4 Interim Ecomax engines can be recalibrated to ...

JCB’s Ecomax engine meets EU Stage IIIB/US Tier 4 Interim emissions standards

JCB’s Ecomax engine meets EU Stage IIIB/US Tier 4...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 03, 2012

JCB has added in-cylinder technologies to its Ecomax engines, allowing the engines to meet EU Stage IIIB/US Tier 4 Interim ...

Inside peek at “The Story of JCB”

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jul 26, 2012

A definite perk of this job is the inside look you get in many construction equipment firms. That was definitely ...

Equipment World July issue sneak peek: Grade Regulator...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jul 05, 2012

A bucket that adjusts final grade on the fly will be launched this summer by Indiana contractor Philip Paull. The ...

New Ecomax engines rev up JCB lineup

New Ecomax engines rev up JCB lineup

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jul 02, 2012

A number of backhoes, excavators and telehandlers will feature the new JCB Ecomax engine, announced last week.  The Tier 4 Interim ...

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